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Who Do you Recommend for a Starfish Award?

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Last week we announced SEF’s First Annual Starfish Awards event and we are thrilled that we are already receiving nominations following our announcement.  

On June 13, 2024 we will celebrate at the exclusive CityPark Stadium, home of the St. Louis City Soccer Club. The Starfish Award honors those individuals who ignite profound change through seemingly small yet impactful deeds. Nominees should embody:

  • Unwavering compassion and kindness.
  • Making a significant difference in the lives of students and families across the Special School District and its 22 partner districts in St. Louis County.
  • Offering crucial support during tough times.
  • Creating a ripple effect of positivity that fosters a nurturing environment for all.

Who do you know who may not only be an educator, but an individual within the Special School District (SSD) community or partner district who positively impacts those they serve? Submit your nomination today!

The honorees highlight the remarkable contributions who have made a significant impact on the lives of students and families within SSD. From educators to administrators, counselors to volunteers, each individual has left an indelible mark through their meaningful actions.

As we continue to receive nominations, we are reminded of the power of community and the importance of recognizing those who go above and beyond to make a difference. The Starfish Awards serve as a platform to honor these unsung heroes and celebrate their extraordinary contributions.

We can't wait to come together as a community to celebrate these deserving individuals and their inspiring stories. See event details here and save the date for June 13!

We also have sponsorship packages available, click here to explore!

Join us for this exclusive event as tickets are now available for purchase. Help us celebrate the honorees and opportunity to experience CityPark Stadium. More event details to come with an inside look at CityPark’s Moneta Pitch Club where the event will take place.